Naperville, Ill. – December 18, 2010 – The nationally ranked Heidelberg University wrestling team posted a 1-1-1 record at the North Central College Quadrangular on Saturday, Dec. 18. The Berg started the day with a 23-23 tie with Cornell College and rebounded with a convincing 57-0 victory over Wheaton College. Its stint in Illinois concluded with a 23-17 setback to no. 24 ranked, and host, North Central. Overall the Berg boasts a record of 4-2-2.
Pacing the Berg on the day was 285 pound Jerry Knapp (Olmsted Falls, Ohio / Olmsted Falls). Knapp registered three pins on the day, all of which took place in the first period. Against Cornell, Knapp had a pin in 2:57 to secure a tie. Also garnering three wins on the day was 197 pound Andrew Lovins (Clinton Township, Mich. / Lake Shore).
Picking up two technical falls in two bouts was 174 pound Matt Curley (Lakewood, Ohio / Brecksville), while Andrew Johnson (Weston, Ohio / Ostego) was 2-1 with two falls at 149 pounds. Also securing two wins was Pat Rigsby (Dublin, Ohio / St. Charles) in the 184 pound weight class.
Cornell 23, No. 29 Heidelberg 23
125 - Timothy Hood (CC) maj. dec. Devin Mazik, 13-2.
133 - Ben Rosen (CC) tech fall Brandon Montgomery, 20-5, time unavailable.
141 - Kevin Donahue (CC) tech fall Ben Kieffer, 16-1, time unavailable.
149 - Andrew Johnson (HU) pin Jacob Schwebke, 0:35.
157 - Nicholas Loughlin (CC) dec. Sean Pincura, 8-2.
165 - Jason Barnett (HU) dec. Joe Hambleton, 2-1.
174 - Matt Curley (HU) tech fall Derek Munsey, 17-2, 5:53.
184 - Andrew Roberts (CC) pin Pat Rigsby, 1:37.
197 - Andrew Lovins (HU) dec. Alex Coolidge, 2-0.
285 - Jerry Knapp (HU) pin Wyatt Bauman, 2:57.
No. 29 Heidelberg 57, Wheaton 0
125 - Devin Mazik (HU) won by forfeit.
133 - Brandon Montgomery (HU) won by forfeit.
141 - Ben Kieffer (HU) won by forfeit.
149 - Andrew Johnson (HU) pin Casey Krahn, 4:23.
157 - Sean Pincura (HU) dec. Matthew Cordell, 8-2.
165 - Justin Wharton (HU) pin Cameron Fox, 2:50.
174 - Dayne Williams (HU) won by inj. default over Matt Fenlason.
184 - Pat Rigsby (HU) won by forfeit.
197 - Andrew Lovins (HU) won by forfeit.
285 - Jerry Knapp (HU) pin Jason Geick, 2:48.
No. 24 North Central 23, No. 29 Heidelberg 17
125 - Nick Santos (NCC) dec. Devin Mazik, 7-2.
133 - Nathan Fitzenreider (NCC) pin Brandon Montgomery, 1:13.
141 - Andrew Zobac (NCC) dec. Ben Kieffer, 15-8.
149 - Eric Oyster (NCC) tech fall Andrew Johnson, 19-3, 6:40.
157 - Joby Bodi (NCC) dec. Sean Pincura, 10-4.
165 - Jason Bonham (NCC) dec. Justin Wharton, 2-1.
174 - Matt Curley (HU) tech fall Andrew Hiller, 19-4, 5:42.
184 - Pat Rigsby (HU) dec. Billy Malone, 9-7.
197 - Andrew Lovins (HU) dec. Andrew Bradley, 6-2.
285 - Jerry Knapp (HU) pin Adam Kendall, 1:19.